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I Regret Creating SARS In 1984 — Former CP Fulani Kwafaja

A retired Commissioner of Police, Fulani Kwajafa, has expressed regrets for establishing the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. . . Kwajafa while speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa said the unit had completey derailed from its founding objectives. . . “I entered the Nigeria Police Force in 1984. Then robbery was prevalent. Buhari, the then Head of State, got a lot of complaint. He told me and Mr Inyang, the then IGP, that we must do something about it or be fired. . . Mr Inyang called me and told me to come up with a plan to save the country from thieves, so I said okay. . . After four months of creating SARS, there was peace, those who were not caught ran, and those who were caught were sent to prison. . . This thing frustrates me, there is no reason why because someone commits a crime that the person should be killed. There are laws and no one will give an order that if you see armed robbers kill the person. . . I’ve been hearing disheartening news, to the extent that…

The Naira Drops At InterMarket

The Naira on Monday fell freely at the official interbank market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The naira exchanged at N350 to a dollar from N328 it traded last Friday.
At the Bureau De Change (BDC) segment, the naira closed .....
N385 against the dollar, CBN rate, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N564 and N510 respectively.


Trading at the parallel market saw the naira exchanged at N470 to the dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N560 and N510 respectively.
Traders at the market express hope that the naira would see better days as Diaspora remittances was expected to boost liquidity at the yuletide season. (NAN)

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